Planned Streetcar Line Drives New Development in Omaha

ENR Construction

A key element convincing Mutual of Omaha to build its new headquarters in Omaha is a planned streetcar line for the city's downtown.

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January 2022 City Scoop: Omaha

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Dodge data on projected 2022 construction starts in Omaha and Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Omaha

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Dodge data on projected 2021 construction starts in Omaha

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Doosan Names Bobcat Omaha an Authorized Distributor

Construction Equipment

Doosan Portable Power has made Bobcat of Omaha an authorized distributor. Bobcat of Omaha has had a long history with Doosan The company will supply Doosan Portable Power air compressors, generators, light towers, and light compaction equipment throughout Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa.

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Omaha to Build $1 Billion Neighborhood

Construction Equipment

billion mixed use development is ready to grow this coming spring on the far west side of Omaha, Nebraska. A new $1.2 West Farm will be a 500-acre live-work campus that over the next 15 years will include 1500 apartments, 140 townhouses, and 440 single-family homes, a hotel, and 1.36 million square feet of office space. Daily population is estimated to be 15,000 people

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Project of the Year, Best Health Care: Omaha VA Ambulatory Care Center

ENR Construction

The Omaha VA Ambulatory Care Center became the first project to put private money toward the construction of a Dept. of Veterans Affairs facility while also using funds from available VA appropriations

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Warp Drive in an Omaha Garage?

Collaborative Construction

The story linked below briefly describes the theory underlying the concept. Interesting work being done by Pares in his garage, that''s for sure. Building a Wrap Drive in a Garage There is a video interview with Pares at the end of the linked article Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! James L. Salmon, Esq. Collaborative Construction 300 Pike Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Summary of Services and James L.

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Omaha’s first entertainment district

BD+C

Omaha, Neb., is getting in on the entertainment district game. The Capitol District is a 5.4-acre mixed-use development that includes an entertainment district and will feature dining options, a full-service hotel, upscale apartments, office space, and a shared outdoor plaza

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Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Omaha

ENR Construction

HDR's Matt Tondl discusses the Omaha and Council Bluffs transportation market

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Omaha Standard Palfinger Partners with Reading Truck

Construction Equipment

Omaha Standard Palfinger, a division of Palfinger North America, has entered into a co-branding relationship with Reading Truck Group. The agreement includes a range of Palfinger telescopic crane models ranging in size from 12,500 to 72,000 lb.-ft. in electric and hydraulic configurations. The partnership will allow both companies to collectively expand their geographical footprints within North America and several key industry segments.

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Growing In Nebraska

Business Facilities

Revitalization funding boosts job training, small business growth, and affordable housing in Nebraska, and data mining finds a home in York County.

Subcontractor files suit for $1M nonpayment for Omaha cemetery work

Construction Dive

But firms can't enforce liens on federal projects, like Omaha's When a contractor is owed a significant sum, it can protect its position by filing a mechanics lien.

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Construction Dive's 'mini megacities' to watch: Omaha, Nebraska

Construction Dive

Omaha’s inexpensive land and centralized location have helped fuel an explosion in construction-related employment

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Kiewit to lead up to $290M Omaha, Nebraska, riverfront renovation

Construction Dive

As construction manager, the firm will oversee the addition of new entertainment and recreation areas along the Missouri River

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Omaha, NE To Become One Of The Fastest Broadband Cities In America

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Downtown Omaha, Nebraska viewed from Hampton Inn at night. Ultrafast Internet speeds—up to one Gigabit per second (Gbps)—are coming to Greater Omaha, instantly elevating it to one of the fastest broadband cities in America. The Greater Omaha Chamber is lauding the positive impact CenturyLink’s multi-million dollar investment will have on Omaha’s existing and future business environment. Greater Omaha Chamber President and CEO David G. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

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The design of the new Omaha VA Ambulatory Care Center incorporates veteran symbolism throughout the building

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A new $86 million project will add 157,000-sf of space to the VA campus in Omaha, Neb. The Omaha VA Ambulatory Care Center will allow several outpatient services to move out of the main hospital, which opened in 1950

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Top Utilities: Power Players

Business Facilities

Electricity demand in the commercial sector was down by 6 percent while the industrial sector saw a 6.9 percent reduction in 2020 due to the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy. Read: Top Utilities: Power Players at BusinessFacilities.com.

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A new live/work neighborhood is about to get under way in Omaha, Neb.

BD+C

billion live/work destination in Omaha, Neb., This spring, construction is expected to begin on the first phases of West Farm, a 500-acre, $1.2 that, when built out over the next 15 years, will include 1.36 million sf of office space, 500,000 sf of retail, 1,900 apartments and townhouses, 400 single-family homes, and a 300-room hotel

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Revit OpEd: 2012 Central States Revit Workshop - Omaha, Nebraska

Revit OpEd

2012 Central States Revit Workshop - Omaha, Nebraska. If you are within driving distance of Omaha, Nebraska hopefully youve heard about the Central States Revit Workshop? Look forward to seeing you this weekend in the Omaha Metro! 2012 Central States Revit Workshop - Omaha, Nebras. Revit OpEd. Welcome to Steve Staffords Blog ~ Revit OpEd = OPinion EDitorial ~ My view of things Revit, both real and imagined. Tuesday, September 18, 2012.

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Jacobs to oversee $410M Omaha school construction program

Construction Dive

The school board first denied Jacobs the contract in June after members said the selection process had not been thorough enough

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Omaha beats other US metros in hotel growth

Construction Dive

The Nebraska city's number of rooms has increased 16% in the last five years, exceeding the U.S. overall by nine points

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Best Project Health Care Omaha VA Ambulatory Care Center

ENR Construction

Built as a public-private partnership—a first for the U.S. of Veterans Affairs—this three-level, 157,000-sq-ft outpatient care facility maximized the benefits of construction manager at-risk project delivery and concurrent designer-contractor collaboration

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Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Omaha

ENR Construction

Sharp Uptick Expected in Construction Starts in Most Sectors for Omaha Area

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Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Omaha

ENR Construction

Omaha's K12 and government markets are still growing. DLR Group is seeing strong business, according to Principal Curtis Johnson

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Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha fire could prompt building code changes

BD+C

A dormitory fire at the University of Nebraska at Omaha that displaced with 42 students (but caused no injuries) could trigger local building code changes. The residence hall fire was the latest in a string of Omaha fires caused by discarded cigarettes. Code changes could include fire-resistant materials on new apartment balconies, attic sprinklers, and requirements that permits be pulled on renovations or electrical work inside attics. ( [link] ). Codes Codes and Standards

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Fidelity Announces $20 Million Data Center in Greater Omaha

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Fidelity Investments has announced plans to construct a new $200 million data center in Greater Omaha. In efforts to create the most competitive business assistance package, the Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership worked with Gov. Fidelity is joining the metro’s growing list of data centers including Yahoo!, Google, Verizon, Cabela’s and Infocrossing Inc. The company cited the state’s low power rates and central U.S.

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Synagogues in Omaha and New York get new lives after intense reconstruction

BD+C

A couple of years ago, Ruth Meints, Executive Director of the Omaha Conservatory of Music, got a notice from the organization’s landlord that the conservatory would have to vacate its space in a local community center by January 2016. Meints, who also teaches violin and viola at the OCM, wasn’t crazy about the space to begin with—it was small and had acoustical problems—but it was home. What to do

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Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Omaha

ENR Construction

Construction spending expected to increase 10% in 2019 as non- building activity surges

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Novozymes To Invest $36M In Nebraska Biofuels Plant

Business Facilities

Advanced Manufacturing Capital Investment Daily News Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Nebraska Biofuels Economic Development Expansion Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership Nebraska Department of Economic Development Novozymes Omaha Public Power District Site SelectionThe company's additional investment comes less than five years after it opened the state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility in Blair, NE.

New Grand Ocean International Opens North American Office In Omaha, NE

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New Grand Ocean International, a Chinese-owned agribusiness based in Thailand with operations throughout eastern Asia, held a grand opening ribbon cutting recently on its newest and only North American facility in Omaha. The post New Grand Ocean International Opens North American Office In Omaha, NE appeared first on Business Facilities.

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Facebook Chooses Silicon Prairie

Business Facilities

Capital Investment Daily News Data Centers Featured Nebraska Taxes & Incentives Employment Expansion Facebook nebraska Nebraska Department of Economic Development Omaha Public Power District Sarpy County Silicon Prairie Site Selection TechnologyThe social media giant is building a 970,000-square-foot data center campus in Papillion, NE, scheduled to be online in 2020.

OUTDOOR LIVING PROJECT SHOWCASE: Lighting Delivers 'Wow Factor'

Green Industry Professionals

Designed and installed by McKay Landscape Lighting in Omaha, NE

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COVER STORY: Editors’ Location Picks

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Skilled Workforce Ready In Greater Omaha. Greater Omaha continues to attract business from a variety of growing industries. The eight-county region offers many qualities key to economic success, including: a solid, hard-working and educated workforce; available Omaha commercial real estate in a variety of specifications and locations; lower costs and available incentives for business; and a decidedly pro-business environment. and Mutual of Omaha.

Travelers Companies, Inc. Announces Data Center In Sarpy County, NE

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Additionally, Omaha Public Power District, Sarpy County and Travelers Companies, Inc. Plains Utilities arpy County Blog-Oct-2013 DED Omaha Public Power District Posted by Heidi Schwartz . The Travelers Companies, Inc., a leading property casualty insurer, is the latest to announce plans to build a new data center in Sarpy County, NE, joining Fidelity, Yahoo!, Cabela’s and two CoSentry locations.

Concrete Truck Rolls Over, Killing Two

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A concrete mixer truck tipped over as it turned a corner in Omaha, Neb., It took two cranes two hours to lift the fully loaded truck off the vehicle, according to the Omaha World-Herald. The truck was from Consolidated Concrete of Omaha. crushing a vehicle and killing the driver and a front-seat passenger. The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, according to the newspaper. Watch the news report from KMTV below

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Doosan Names Bobcat an Authorized Distributor

Construction Equipment

Doosan Portable Power has made Bobcat of Omaha an authorized distributor. Bobcat of Omaha has had a long history with Doosan The company will supply Doosan Portable Power air compressors, generators, light towers, and light compaction equipment throughout Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa.

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2020 Top 500 Sourcebook: Ironing Out Iowa's Interstate

ENR Construction

The $1.3-billion Council Bluffs Interstate System Program is approximately two-thirds of the way toward achieving its goal of modernizing the highway system serving metropolitan Council Bluffs, Iowa/Omaha, Neb

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PalFleet Renames to Palfinger USA

Construction Equipment

Following the 2008 acquisition of Omaha Standard LLC, PalFleet formed in 2010 by integrating the Palfinger Group’s Tiffin Loader Crane Co. and Omaha Standard Distribution companies. PalFleet Truck Equipment Co., wholly owned by Palfinger, will discontinue the name PalFleet and will continue operations as Palfinger USA, LLC. Today, their various locations offer sales and service support for its present Palfinger product portfolio.

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New VA care center showcases the agency’s P3 approach to financing healthcare facilities

BD+C

The 160,000-sf, three-story VA Ambulatory Care Center opened in Omaha, Neb., on August 3.

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CAD Shack: New Favorite Error

CAD Shack

Thanks to Bob Beckerbauer from RDG Omaha for discovering this one. BIM Board of Omaha. Friday, August 17, 2012. New Favorite Error. It seems bad, but sounds cool. I just cant say what it means. Posted by. Todd Shackelford. at 12:11 PM. Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Labels: Rant , Revit , Revit MEP. Usefullness: 1 comment: Luke Johnson. Looks like that error is popping up a bit lately! What Revit Wants: Another dimension beyond XYZ?

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